Butterley, Nigel

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Composer and lecturer. Nigel Butterley was born in Sydney on 13 May, 1935. His compositions include works for solo piano, four string quartets and other chamber music, the opera "Lawrence Hargrave flying alone", and several major orchestral works. After working on the music staff of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation for some years, Butterley became lecturer in contemporary music at Newcastle Conservatorium in 1973. In 1991 he retired and in the same year he became a Member of the Order of Australia (AM). In 1996 Butterley was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Newcastle. Butterley went on to teach composition at Sydney Conservatorium, and he lectured for Sydney University's Centre for Continuing Education. He also worked with Higher School Certificate student composers, and was a tutor for the Amateur Chamber Music Society.

From the description of Papers of Nigel Butterley, 1962-2006 [manuscript]. [1962-2006] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 420627240

Composer and lecturer of contemporary music at the New South Wales State Conservation of Music, New Castle branch.

From the description of Music score. 1965. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 221852401

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creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. The play of Herod : a liturgical drama from thirteenth century France / transcribed by W.L. Smoldon ; edited by Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Circle-citadels : organ solo [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Three serenades [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. In passing [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Carmina [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Pentad [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. The wind stirs gently [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel, 1935-. Sometimes with one I love [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Never this sun, this watcher : for orchestra [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Elegy [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Evanston song [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. String quartet IV [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Who build on hope [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Trio for clarinet, cello and piano [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Canticle of David / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Fanfare and processional [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Three serenades / [words by] Sacheverell Sitwell ; [music by] Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Refractions : [for 28 strings and wind quintet] [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel, 1935-. The owl [music] : for soprano, flute, clarinet, violin, cello, percussion and piano / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Carmina [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Variations : for wind quintet, piano, recorded piano [music] / by Nigel Buttterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel,. String quartet [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Forest I : for viola and piano [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. The woven light : for soprano and orchestra [music] / poems by: Kathleen Raine ; music by: Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. The owl : for soprano, flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello, percussion & piano [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Fire in the heavens [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Voices : for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn & bassoon [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Trio [music] : for clarinet, cello and piano / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Westerly prelude [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Symphony [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Fanfare for a ceremony [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. First day covers : a philharmonic philatelia [music] / Edna Everage (poet) and Nigel Butterley (composer). Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel, 1935-. Six Blake songs [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Spindles of the stars [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Watershore [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. String quartet II [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Spell of creation : for soprano and baritone solos, semichorus, double choir and orchestra [music] / by Nigel Butterley ; texts by: Katherine Raine, Hildegard of Bingen, Henry Vaughan, Julian of Norwich, and from the Book of Baal and the Taittiriya of Brahmana. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Forest II : for trumpet & piano [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Explorations : for piano and orchestra [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Flower in the crannied wall [music] / Nigel Butterley ; [text by] Alfred Lord Tennyson. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. From sorrowing earth [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. The owl [music] / [words by James MacDonald ; music by] Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Poverty : traditional Welsh carol [music] / arr. Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Music score. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Laudes [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Lawrence Hargrave flying alone : an opera in two acts [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Papers of Nigel Butterley, 1962-2006 [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Of wood [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Violin concerto [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Canticle of David : for string orchestra [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Fire in the heavens / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Flower in the crannied wall [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Spell of creation : for soprano and baritone solos, semichorus, double choir and orchestra [music] / by Nigel Butterley ; texts by: Katherine Raine, Hildegard of Bingen, Henry Vaughan, Julian of Norwich, and from the Book of Baal and the Taittiriya Brahmana. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Canticle of David [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Goldengrove [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Spring's ending : six poems of Du Fu, for unaccompanied choir [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Butterley, Nigel. Toccata [music] / Nigel Butterley. Libraries Australia
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associatedWith Beaver, Bruce, person
associatedWith Bingen, Hildegard von, person
associatedWith Blake, William, 1757-1827 person
associatedWith David King of Israel person
associatedWith Du, Fu, 712-770. person
associatedWith McDonald, James, person
associatedWith Norwich, Julian of, person
associatedWith Raine, Kathleen, person
associatedWith Sitwell, Sacheverell, person
associatedWith Sitwell, Sacheverell, 1897-1988. person
associatedWith Tennyson, Alfred Lord, person
associatedWith Vaughan, Henry, person
associatedWith Whitman, Walt, person
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Trios (Piano, clarinet, violoncello)
College teachers
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Flute and piano music
Music
Orchestral music
Songs (High voice) with instrumental ensemble
Songs (High voice) with piano
Songs (Medium voice) with piano
Songs with instrumental ensemble
String quartets
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Birth 1935-05-13

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